Resources For Those Affected By The Borderline Shooting and Hill and Woolsey Fires

Nov 8, 2018

21 people were injured and 12 people were killed when a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Grill in Thousand Oaks late Wednesday night. Starting Thursday afternoon, the Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire burned thousands of acres and caused multiple evacuations.

Now, the community is coming together to care for the survivors and their families, and to help evacuees. KCLU has compiled a list of the resources below and will update as more become available.

For the Borderline Shooting:

  • For those looking for information on family or friends, please call the Ventura County Joint Information Hotline at 805-465-6650.
  • The Ventura County Community Foundation has also set up a victims fund, which can be found here.
  • A GoFundMe account has been set up for the victims, and can be accessed here.
  • A family assistance center that has been set up at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center at 1375 E. Janss Road.
  • Mitchell Family Counseling Clinic is a community service site for the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, California State University, Northridge. The clinic is offering free crisis intervention services to individuals, children and families affected by both the mass shooting and the fires.  Services are provided at CSUN.

The Ventura County Community Foundation has set up the Hill Fire/Woolsey Fire Sudden and Urgent Needs Effort Fund as a vehicle to collect donations from our community. Find it at vccf.org.

For the Hill and Woolsey Fires:

  • For the latest on the fires, you can go to for up to date evacuation orders. You can also call (805) 465-6650.
  • Mandatory evacuations include:
  • Point Mugu Naval Base (Hill Fire)
    Bell Canyon – Entire Community (Woolsey Fire)
    South Coast – All areas outlined on map above – East of Las Posas Rd and South of Potrero Rd to Hwy 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) and County Line
    Thousand Oaks – South of Highway 101, east of S. Westlake Blvd. to the Ventura/L.A. County Line (Woolsey Fire)

Evacuation centers include:

  • All emergency evacuation centers in Ventura County will transition to 1 shelter  at Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center, 130 Overton Ct., Thousand Oaks, as of 1:30 p.m. 11/12/18.

Animal Shelters include:

  • The Humane Society of Ventura County
    • Dogs, Cats, Horses, and other domesticated animals – 402 Bryant St., Ojai, CA 93023
    • (805) 646-6505
  • Ventura County Fair Grounds – 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001 (at capacity)
    • Ventura County Animal Services (805) 388-4258
  • Ventura County Animal Shelter – 600 Aviation Dr, Camarillo, CA 93010
    • Ventura County Animal Services (805) 388-4258
    • Accepting small animals
  • Simi Valley Animal Shelter – 670 W Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley · (805) 388-4341
    • Accepting small animals
  • Pierce College – 7100 El Rancho Drive Woodland Hills, CA 91371 (Entrance off Desoto Ave.) (at capacity)
    • Los Angeles County Animal Services
  • Hansen Dam Equestrian Center – 11127 Orcas Avenue, Lake View Terrace, CA 91342 (at capacity)
    • Los Angeles County Animal Services
  • Earl Warren Show Grounds – 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 Check-in at Gate C off of Calle Real
    • Accepting large animals
  • If you need large animal assistance, please call (805) 388-4258